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Bug#287900: xlibs: Want us_intl without deadkeys

On Thu, Dec 30, 2004 at 09:08:44PM +0100, Tim Dijkstra (tdykstra) wrote:
> Package: xlibs
> Version: 4.3.0.dfsg.1-10
> Severity: normal
> Tags: l10n patch
> In the Netherlands all (well probably > 99%) of the pc users have a US
> international keyboard, they also do want to type the Euro character.
> The pc/us(intl) and pc/us_intl (and pc/us(alt-intl) which is identical) layouts
> give you that, but they also gives you very annoying deadkeys. At the moment
> there is no easy way (other then editing one of these files oneself) to get a 
> functional Euro key on a US-intl keyboard _without_ deadkeys.
> I added a very small patch that adds this possibility. One can then use
> layout = us_intl, variant = nodeadkeys to get such a layout.

A much better alternative is to add a symbols/eurosign file, as is done
in xkeyboard-config, so that EuroSign becomes available from any layout.
But all my previous changes in xlibs were broken, and my intention was
to not make changes anymore.  Branden and Fabio, what do you think?
May I add this file and potentially introduce new bugs?


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